News from Economic Development, Planning and Tourism
The Annual WILMA Wooly Bear Weekend will be held on Saturday, October 22, 2016 10:00 am – 5:00 pm and October 23, 2016 11:00 am – 3:00 pm in the Corporate Building at the Cattaraugus County Fairgrounds in Little Valley, New York.
Cattaraugus County Department of Economic Development, Planning and Tourism is currently developing a Countywide Arts, Culture and Heritage Plan with the assistance of MDB Insight, an economic development strategic planning firm. Community engagement is most important to the success of the Plan. The Public is invited to attend an informational meeting on August 16th at 6:30pm in the Cattaraugus County Center, 3rd Floor Legislative Chambers, in Little Valley.
Cattaraugus County Historical Museum and Research Library is currently requesting proposals for the printing of the Cattaraugus County Museum Brochure.
The Guide will have an original size of 11"x8.5", and include text and graphics on both sides, using four color processing. There will be 1 page at 11"x8.5", with a trifold taking the completed size to 3.67"x8.5". Please provide quotes for the quantities of 2,500, 3,000 and 3,500.
Cattaraugus County Department of Economic Development, Planning and Tourism is currently requesting proposals for the printing of the Cattaraugus County Farm Trail Brochure.
Cattaraugus County Department of Economic Development, Planning and Tourism is in preparations for the 9th Annual OnoFest being held Saturday, July 23, 2016 at the Onoville Marina, 8 miles south of Exit 17 off I-86 on West Perimeter Road, Steamburg, NY.
OnoFest is a one day event that will start at 12:00 pm and run to 9:30 p.m. It is a family-oriented event scheduled to have arts; crafts; food; games and contests for the young and old alike; bands throughout the day with a grand finale of fireworks at dusk!
Visit the Museums of Cattaraugus County for New York State's Path Through History Weekend! New York State encourages its residents and visitors to explore our History on June 18-19 of 2016. June 19 is also Father's Day and what better way to spend the day with dad, exploring our Museums and learning about our unique area of the State!
Free educational opportunity on Growing grapes and Wine Making 101 on May 12, 2016 from 6:30PM with speakers Ron Guzzetta and James Lee at the Cattaraugus County Center.
Grape Growing: Grapes are the most widely adapted to varying soils and climates. Growing grapes in the backyard or garden can be a rewarding experience if done correctly.
If you want to start your own Concord grape vine in the backyard or you have a few bushes that don’t seem to thrive, this workshop is the one for you.
The 5th Annual Cattaraugus County Farmer-Neighbor Dinner on Wednesday, April 13, 2016 at the West Valley Fire Hall, 9091 Route 240, West Valley, NY will be hosted by the Cattaraugus County Agricultural and Farmland Protection Board, along with the Cattaraugus County Department of Economic Development, Planning and Tourism, the Cattaraugus County Farm Bureau, the Cattaraugus County Soil and Water Conservation District and the Southern Tier West Regional Planning and Development Board.